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Mother Hive (fl. 1966) Picture This!* .

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.119 Author/Creator: Mother Hive (fl. 1966) Place Written: New York, NY Type: Pamphlet Date: April 1966 Pagination: 15 p. ; 21.9 x14 cm.

Summary of Content: One issue of "Picture This!*" by artist Mother Hive dated April 1966. Item is a collection of "do-it-yourself cartoons." Hive designed layouts of empty squares with captions meant for the reader to fill with their own illustrations.

Background Information: Mother Hive is a pseudonym for James R. Tyson.

People: Tyson, James R., fl. 1966

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: ArtistsAfrican AmericansActivism

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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